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How IndyCar Racer Conor Daly Manages Type 1 Diabetes Behind the Wheel

31st May, 2024

Source: Healthline News

At 14 years old, American racing driver Conor Daly was rushed to the hospital, where he learned that the weight loss and extreme thirst he was experiencing were symptoms of type 1 diabetes.

“It was very new to my family. We had no family history of it, and I personally, as a young kid, had no idea what type 1 diabetes was,” Daly told Healthline. “I thought, ‘I’m going to get out of this hospital and go on with my day,’ and it turns out there was slightly more work than just that, so my parents were learning. I was learning.”

While he adjusted to his diagnosis, he didn’t let it stop him from racing. A few days after he was released from the hospital, he raced.

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